Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’

London secures its first ever FTWA success

London secures its first ever FTWA success

Can you guess which of the seven commercial airports in London (we’re including London Oxford in this) is to gain the accolade of being the first to win an ‘Arch of Triumph’ award. Please don’t write in with the answers, just read on.

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik […]

Flybe adds five new routes - including four from Birmingham

Flybe adds five new routes – including four from Birmingham

Flybe’s route count at Birmingham climbs to 26, with more to come later this summer; Newquay now boasts four domestic routes.


Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn grew rapidly between 2002 and 2007 thanks to the development of the German LCC market. After several years of modest traffic reductions, passenger numbers are up once more as Norwegian, Ryanair and Wizz Air join germanwings in once again growing the LCC offering at the airport.

Flybe to launch ‘virtual’ base at London City this winter

Flybe to launch ‘virtual’ base at London City this winter

Flybe has revealed plans to start operations from London City Airport this winter, operating routes to Belfast City, Dublin, Edinburgh, Exeter and Inverness. We reveal what competition the carrier will face, and examine the schedule in more detail.

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.


Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Jet2.com Managing Director, Ian Doubtfire, has become the first airline boss to sign up to the challenge to race Wizz Air CEO József Váradi in a bid to win the title of “Fastest Airline Leader in the World” in the 12km running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September.

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe adds flights from Birmingham to Alicante, Cologne Bonn, Florence and Porto.

Flying start for “fastest airline in the world” as easyJet, Flybe, Norwegian, Ryanair etc sign up for bud:runway run

Flying start for “fastest airline in the world” as easyJet, Flybe, Norwegian, Ryanair etc sign up for bud:runway run

This article shows dozens of airline and airport executives at Routes Europe signing up to “bud:runway run,” the 12km race which will take place on runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes organised by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air, and anna.aero.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 summer timetable have brought almost 500 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for S14 Season Part 1.

Flybe replaces CityJet linking Dundee to London

Flybe replaces CityJet linking Dundee to London

Flybe franchise partner Loganair introduces daily flights between Dundee and London Stansted Airport.

30-Second Interview — Paul Simmons, CCO Flybe

30-Second Interview — Paul Simmons, CCO Flybe

Birmingham Airport is set to become Flybe’s biggest base, with the introduction of seven new services this summer taking the airline’s offer up to 32 routes, 375 return flights a week and 1.7 million annual seats. anna.aero delves inside the numbers over a coffee and croissant with the airline’s CCO Paul Simmons.